Learn About Reverse Mortgages At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries will present a special program, “Demystifying the Reverse Mortgage,” on Saturday, October 21, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Meeting Room at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Brad Levinton of Georgetown Mortgage will explain the concept of reverse mortgages – a form of home-equity loan in which one exchanges a portion of one’s home equity for cash and the lender records a lien against the property. Those attending this […]

Katy Independent School District Places Taylor High School Football Coach on Administrative Leave

By George Slaughter The Katy independent School District has placed Taylor High School football coach Trey Herrmann on administrative leave until further notice. Joe Sheffy, an assistant coach at Taylor, will serve as head coach this season. “Sheffy is a certified, highly experienced individual who is well versed on the needs of the team,” a statement from the district said. In the statement, released by the district this morning, the district said the leave is […]

Commissioner George P. Bush: Texas GLO is ready to assist with Hurricane Harvey storm response efforts

AUSTIN – The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is operating on high alert and continuing preparations for Hurricane Harvey. For more than a week, the GLO has tracked the storm’s progress through the Gulf of Mexico and coordinated the strategic response efforts of agency divisions. The GLO is responsible for several aspects of coastal management on behalf of the State of Texas, including the Hurricane Preparedness and Planning, Coastal Resources, Community Development and Revitalization, Oil […]

Cornyn, Cruz Support Abbott Request for Major Disaster Declaration Ahead of Harvey Landfall  

Senator Ted Cruz

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) today sent a letter to President Trump urging him to grant Governor Greg Abbott’s request for an expedited major disaster declaration in advance of Hurricane Harvey’s landfall. “Given the potential catastrophic impact that the Hurricane may have on Texas communities, we strongly support this request and urge you to provide any and all emergency protective measures available by a major disaster declaration,” the Senators […]

Memorial Hermann Once Again Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

HOUSTON (Aug. 8, 2017) – TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital holds the No. 2 spot for the third consecutive year as one of the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2017-2018. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception in 1989. “TIRR Memorial Hermann continues to transform lives with innovative, results-driven rehabilitation. We are honored once again to be ranked the […]

Sisters Decide To Live Under Same Roof Again In Their Retirement  

Beverly Hugghins, 90, and Nellen Brunson, 85

HOUSTON, August 3, 2017 – The bond between sisters is irreplaceable, and no one knows that better than Beverly Hugghins, 90, and Nellen Brunson, 85. The sisters are closer now than ever before because they both call Parkway Place, a senior living community in Houston, home. On Sunday, August 6 – which happens to be National Sisters’ Day – the two will celebrate the day together for the first time in more than five decades. […]